Construction News

How Planning Systems have Changed in 20 Years

Tim Bartlett from West Northamptonshire Council reflects on his first days in the job implementing a new planning system

Budget 2021: Tax Increases Must be Carefully Measured

Any tax increases the Government might be planning to recoup some of the money spent dealing with the pandemic must be carefully measured

Investigation into Crumbling Stonework in Parliament

Experts have begun an investigation into crumbling stones, cracking ceilings and warping windows in the Houses of Parliament.

Building an Electric Future – Challenges and Opportunities

Jordan Brompton discusses recent electric vehicle charging point legislation and what this means for housebuilders and property developers.

Flood Prevention Yields 20% Cost Saving

A new flood prevention programme in Great Yarmouth is set to use an innovation-led approach to help protect properties

Plans to Drive Down Cost of Clean Heat

New plans have been announced by the UK Government to lower the cost of clean heating. Low-carbon, more efficient heating systems

Sustainable Material Trialled at Manchester’s Mayfield

Manchester’s Mayfield regeneration made history last week when the location used a pioneering piece of structural engineering,

Bold But Balanced to Reach 2030 Carbon Target

There is no single challenge facing the construction industry – and arguably the world - that is bigger than reducing carbon emissions.

CSIC Showcases Built Environment’s Role

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is ready to put the built environment at the heart of addressing climate change

It Is Time to Get Sustainable

Sustainability and Net Zero 2050 targets weigh heavy on the minds of many a construction industry professional, from c-suite to on-site.